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Some Call It Loving

  • Film

Time Out says

Wonderfully bizarre fantasy, based on a John Collier short story, about a world-weary jazz musician (King) obsessed with the dream of innocence incarnated by a carnival sleeping beauty (Farrow) whom he buys, takes back to his baroque Californian mansion (already inhabited by two ambivalently voluptuous women), and awakens for a haunting game of death and love betrayed. Conceived by Harris after working with Kubrick on the script of Lolita, it works as a kind of free jazz improvisation (there is a marvellous score by Richard Hazard), and might be described as a further exploration of what Nabokov's Humbert Humbert called his 'petrified paroxysm of desire'. Unmissable for anyone with an open mind and a sense of cinematic adventure.
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Release Details

  • Duration:103 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:James B Harris
  • Screenwriter:James B Harris
  • Cast:
    • Zalman King
    • Carol White
    • Tisa Farrow
    • Richard Pryor
    • Veronica Anderson
    • Logan Ramsey
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